Interior Design Trends 2021, Comfortable Eclectic Interiors with Personality

stylish colors room decorating
Contemporary wall art by Black Crow Studios



Modern interior design trends 2021 help create comfortable, stylish, ergonomic, and bright living spaces. Smart contemporary design ideas and new technologies develop eco-friendly offices and homes. You can use the top interior design trends 2021 as inspiration to add style to your home interiors and refresh your office design. Greenery, Zen vibes, bold colors, eclectic style, space-saving ideas, and multifunctional furnishings that increase comfort in the rooms define the interior design trends for 2021.

People spend more time at home, and the new year is an opportunity to improve the dwellings, bring more comfort into rooms, and refresh the living spaces with creativity. From calming and relaxing Zen ideas to stylish, contemporary, innovative solutions, statement pieces, abstract artworks, fine ceramic in creamy whites, and rustic textures in modern homes, here are the top interior design trends 2021.

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1. Sustainable and rustic design

The history of home furnishing products – how and where the products are made, what technology was used, and all other manufacturing details – is becoming very important. High quality, attractive look and Green design that includes natural or recycled materials are interior trends that are essential for Green living. Houseplants, vertical garden designs, home greenhouses, raw fibers, and rustic wood are eco-friendly modern interior design elements. Rattan, willow, or bamboo, salvaged wood, logs, and greenery bring a feel of a winter garden into contemporary houses. Scandinavian designs, rustic style, and simplified, eco-friendly traditional interior design are trends in decorating 2021.

Wood furniture, modern interior trends

2. Retro chic

Grandmillennial style is a fabulous interior trend that fits well with coziness and comfort. A la grandma’s decor accessories, pretty floral designs, and elegant vintage home furnishings have a place in 2021 interior design.

Bedroom design, retro-modern lamp, floral wallpaper

White decorating ideas and original retro-modern accents stay trendy also.

White decorating ideas, retro-modern home accents

3. Natural connection

Apartments with balconies and houses with a garden, patio, or decks reflect the desire to connect with nature. Outdoor furniture looks like living room furniture. Pieces are comfortable and elegant. Neutral colors come with vibrant accents, like floor rugs and planters.

Wooden deck, outdoor furniture, hammock, Villa AH, design by Core Architects

4. Zen vibes

Zen-inspired garden design and balcony decorating ideas create beautiful and comfortable outdoor living spaces. Water features, plants for decorating yards and homes, rock gardens, and natural garden designs in eco style bring serenity and beauty.

Entryway ideas, salvaged wood bench, houseplants

5. Smart design

Intelligent applications are versatile, reliable, and easy to use today. Smart technologies play a crucial role in architecture and interior design in 2021. Lights serve as speakers. Bedside tables feature wireless charging stations for cell phones. Sofas memorize individual preferences. Beds gently transform into different sleeping positions. New technologies, integrated into designs and decor, are modern interior trends 2021.

Built-in home office, space-saving ideas, modern bedroom design

6. Minimalism and decluttering

Less is more. Decorating small apartments and homes calls for space-saving furniture, decluttering, and minimalist style. Putting things in order, avoiding excessive consumption, and contemporary home organizers are useful for creating modern and bright dwellings. Prefabricated furniture and compact individual pieces that can fit different room sizes or customized are interior design trends 2021. From traditional bunk beds, typical for kids’ rooms, designers move on to two-level spaces with mezzanine sleeping areas.

Living room furniture and lighting; Valerie Objects Assemble

7. Comfortable and multifunctional furniture design

Comfort is paramount in every home design. Wide and soft armchairs and seats for bathrooms add more convenience and flexibility to home design. Ergonomic and multifunctional furniture, folding tables, modular shelving, built-in tables become an integral part of modern interiors. Comfortable hammocks, hanging chairs move from gardens to indoor spaces. Living room sofas are adjustable and transforming.

Side table-stool, white bathroom design

8. Flexible design solutions

The modern interior design creates rooms that flow into one another. Multifunctional furniture provides flexibility. Skillful mixing-and-matching creates a stylish blend of furniture pieces that can quickly move from one spot to another.

Modern furniture, home office design

9. Hidden hardware

Invisible hardware, push-style latches, integrated handles, decorative cables, and covers help create calming, clean, and organized living spaces.

Sussex Street Apartment by Mim Design, modern lighting, dining furniture

10. Interior trends in decorating

Modern interior trends turn every decorative element into a statement. Various decorative accessories, items displayed on walls, floor decoration, and textiles add to aesthetic appeal. Decorating with glass and metallic accents create bright and stylish home interiors. Mirrors and wall decorations become interior design elements. Concrete tiles and beautiful wallpapers add an artistic touch to modern rooms and give a unique character to the home design. Geometric patterns, floral designs, graphics, houseplants, and green arrangements bring excitement into homes and personalize modern interiors. Oval shapes are incredibly stylish.

Wood furniture, red mirrors, modern interior design

11. Feng Shui

Feng Shui for home interiors is an art of bringing harmony and balance into dwellings. Good Feng Shui creates an energy flow and attracts positive changes. Incorporating Feng Shui principles into the modern interior design helps to improve the living spaces and increase comfort.

White decorating ideas, modern bedroom with houseplants

12. Abstract art

Creativity and inspiring decor add statement-making textiles and wall art to vibrant interiors. Abstract works are one of the modern interior design trends in 2021 that help update the living spaces and refresh room decorating.

Abstract art, modern wall decoration, living room design

Modern interiors

Interior decorating by Henrietta Southam
Living room design, photography by Trevor Tondro
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A wooden staircase, wall decorations, Venice House, design by FINNE Architects
Contemporary bedroom design by FINNE Architects
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Contemporary wall art by Black Crow Studios
Wall mirror and room furniture, penthouse interior design by Henrietta Southam

  by Ena Russ   

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